Gaelic Woodland Project Communitree Initiative,​ rewilding Ireland through a new woodland in Meath

By Chieftain Trees
October 26, 2020

Something exciting is happening. Our friends at the the Gaelic Woodland Project have developed a system to create a network of new native natural areas throughout Meath by utilising Council owned lands and reforestation grants known as the...
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The Wild Swans of Coole


We are well and truly into Autumn now and with lockdown coming into effect in Ireland for 6 weeks tonight we decided we'd share a poem by Irish author WB Yeats. Yeats poem 'the wild swans at Coole' seems particularly poignant at this time of...
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Native Irish Trees: the definitive guide

By Chieftain Trees
October 19, 2020
, By Chieftain Trees
October 19, 2020

In this article, we'll cover everything you need to know about common native Irish trees including what makes a tree native, species that are best for biodiversity, carbon capture and different spaces like a small garden or large field. 
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Level 5 NPHET restrictions simplified


We wanted to simplify the protocol for level 5 restrictions which may come into effect in Ireland. Messaging is important and so is compliance so lets work together to understand what we need to do for the greater good. 
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UN Sustainable development goals: what are sdgs

By Chieftain Trees
October 11, 2020

The UN sustainable development goals are a group of 17 targeted goals agreed to by all members of the united nations and aiming to achieve a sustainable and brighter future for humanity and all life on Earth, with the current goals having a...
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Eco-friendly cleaning products : alternatives to method or ecover

By Chieftain Trees
September 26, 2020

Every night I clean the surfaces in the kitchen, wiping away the signs of the meals prepared throughout the day. Due to the frequency of this task and the likelihood that whatever I clean with will get into my food at some point, I want to use ...
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How to rewild your garden: starting small

By Chieftain Trees
September 24, 2020
, By Chieftain Trees
September 24, 2020

We're big fans of making small, incremental changes that add up to big impact. For example you don't get into shape overnight, it eventually happens from small cumulative efforts that build up over time. If you're asking the question how can I...
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How to make a website using green web hosting

By Chieftain Trees
September 20, 2020
, By Chieftain Trees
September 20, 2020

The chances are if you have a website already, you know a bit about web hosting and the various options of hosting in Ireland. To interact with services like Netflix or Ebay, those sites need to live or be 'hosted' in a data centre. There are...
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Looking for eco friendly clothing in Ireland? Consider the Chieftain-t

By Chieftain Trees
September 15, 2020

We are excited. Why are we excited you ask? The reason we're so excited is because the chieftain-t is here! The chieftain-t is a great compliment to any ethical wardrobe. Not just that, but all profits from these t-shirts will go towards funding...
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Europes new wild - exciting new tv show

By Chieftain Trees
September 07, 2020
, By Chieftain Trees
September 07, 2020

Rewilding Europe is co-producing a tv show 'Europes New Wild' which starts airing this week across Europe. The six-part show tells the story of the recovery of nature and comeback of wildlife across Europe and can be seen on National Geographic...
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